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135:06.01 John begins to preach Luke 3:2-3 (Same) "Annas and Caiaphas being the high priests, the word of God came unto John the son of Zacharias in the wilderness.
And he came into all the country about Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins."

135:06.01 John begins to preach Mark 1:4 (Same) "John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins."

135:06.01 John begins to preach Mark 1:7-8 (Same) "And preached, saying, There cometh one mightier than I after me, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to stoop down and unloose.
I indeed have baptized you with water: but he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost."

135:06.01 John begins to preach Matthew 3:1 (Same) "In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea."

135:06.02 Consolation of Israel Luke 2:25 (Same) "And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him."

135:06.02 Kingdom of heaven is at hand Mark 1:15 (Same) "And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel."

135:06.02 Kingdom of heaven is at hand Matthew 3:2 (Same) "And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."

135:06.02 Restoration of the kingdom Acts 1:6 (Reference) "When they therefore were come together, they asked of him, saying, Lord, wilt thou at this time restore again the kingdom to Israel?"

135:06.03 Spirit and power of Elijah Luke 1:17 (Same) "And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord."

135:06.04 Baptize for remission of sins Luke 3:3 (Same) "And he came into all the country about Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins."

135:06.04 Baptize for remission of sins Mark 1:4-5 (Same) "John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.
And there went out unto him all the land of Judaea, and they of Jerusalem, and were all baptized of him in the river of Jordan, confessing their sins."

135:06.04 Baptize for remission of sins Matthew 3:5-6 (Same) "Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the region round about Jordan, And were baptized of him in Jordan, confessing their sins."

135:06.05 John's preaching John 1:28 (Same) "These things were done in Bethabara beyond Jordan, where John was baptizing."

135:06.06 Delegation's inquiry John 1:19-27 (Same) "And this is the record of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, Who art thou?
And he confessed, and denied not; but confessed, I am not the Christ.
And they asked him, What then?
Art thou Elias?
And he saith, I am not.
Art thou that prophet?
And he answered, No.
Then said they unto him, Who art thou? that we may give an answer to them that sent us.
What sayest thou of thyself?
He said, I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness, Make straight the way of the Lord, as said the prophet Esaias.
And they which were sent were of the Pharisees.
And they asked him, and said unto him, Why baptizest thou then, if thou be not that Christ, nor Elias, neither that prophet?
John answered them, saying, I baptize with water: but there standeth one among you, whom ye know not; He it is, who coming after me is preferred before me, whose shoe's latchet I am not worthy to unloose."

135:06.06 John's reply Isaiah 40:3-5 (Reference) "The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.
Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low: and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places plain: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together: for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it."

135:06.06 John's reply John 1:23 (Same) "He said, I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness, Make straight the way of the Lord, as said the prophet Esaias."

135:06.06 John's reply Luke 3:4-5 (Same) "As it is written in the book of the words of Esaias the prophet, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.
Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be brought low; and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough ways shall be made smooth."

135:06.06 John's reply Mark 1:2-3 (Same) "As it is written in the prophets, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee.
The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight."

135:06.06 John's reply Matthew 3:3 (Same) "For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight."

135:06.07 John's tactless message Luke 3:7-9 (Same) "Then said he to the multitude that came forth to be baptized of him, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance, and begin not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, That God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: every tree therefore which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire."

135:06.07 John's tactless message Matthew 3:7-10 (Same) "But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance: And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: therefore every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire."

135:06.07 Raise children of 12 Stones Joshua 4:1-9 (Compare) "And it came to pass, when all the people were clean passed over Jordan, 
that the Lord spake unto Joshua, saying, Take you twelve men out of the people, out of every tribe a man, And command ye them, saying, Take you hence out of the midst of Jordan, out of the place where the priests' feet stood firm, twelve stones, and ye shall carry them over with you, and leave them in the lodging place, where ye shall lodge this night.
Then Joshua called the twelve men, whom he had prepared of the children of Israel, out of every tribe a man: And Joshua said unto them, Pass over before the ark of the Lord your God into the midst of Jordan, and take you up every man of you a stone upon his shoulder, according unto the number of the tribes of the children of Israel: That this may be a sign among you, that when your children ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean ye by these stones?
Then ye shall answer them, That the waters of Jordan were cut off before the ark of the covenant of the Lord; when it passed over Jordan, the waters of Jordan were cut off: and these stones shall be for a memorial unto the children of Israel for ever.
And the children of Israel did so as Joshua commanded, and took up twelve stones out of the midst of Jordan, as the Lord spake unto Joshua, according to the number of the tribes of the children of Israel, and carried them over with them unto the place where they lodged, and laid them down there.
And Joshua set up twelve stones in the midst of Jordan, in the place where the feet of the priests which bare the ark of the covenant stood: and they are there unto this day."

135:06.07 Worthy fruit John 15:2 (Same) "Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit."

135:06.07 Worthy fruit Luke 3:9-10 (Same) "And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: every tree therefore which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.
And the people asked him, saying, What shall we do then?"

135:06.07 Worthy fruit Luke 6:43-44 (Same) "For a good tree bringeth not forth corrupt fruit; neither doth a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.
For every tree is known by his own fruit.
For of thorns men do not gather figs, nor of a bramble bush gather they grapes."
135:06.07 Worthy fruit Matthew 7:16-20 (Same) "Ye shall know them by their fruits.
Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?
Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.
Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.
Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them."

135:06.07 Worthy fruit Matthew 12:33-34 (Same) "Either make the tree good, and his fruit good; or else make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt: for the tree is known by his fruit.
O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh."

135:06.08 Lesson for everyone Mark 1:15 (Same) "And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel."

135:06.08 Lesson for everyone Matthew 3:2 (Same) "And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."

135:06.08 Lesson for soldiers Luke 3:14 (Same) "And the soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do?
And he said unto them, Do violence to no man, neither accuse any falsely; and be content with your wages."

135:06.08 Lesson to tax gatherers Luke 3:12-13 (Same) "Then came also publicans to be baptized, and said unto him, Master, what shall we do?
And he said unto them, Exact no more than that which is appointed you."

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